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Comin’ Home

MONACA, Pennsylvania, 1979 — During my trip to Pennsylvania after the revolution in Nicaragua, my brother takes me down to his wine cellar. A single yellow bulb hangs from the beams that support the main floor of his home. Strung from those beams are home-made Italian sausage and great legs of prosciutto, all products of […]

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The Simón Bolívar Battalion

Excerpted from the memoir sub-titled, “A True Story of War, Love and Rock & Roll” Lt. Francisco Noel Talavera (L) is a 19-year-old from the northern mountain city of Jinotega. He has a bad complexion and the habit of spitting through the gap in his two front teeth. He also happens to be the commander of […]

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AU-Pulitzer Center Int’l Reporting Fellowship Winners

WASHINGTON, DC, 30 April 2020 — We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowships, selected from a highly competitive field of applicants from across American University (AU). Emily Hayes (L) is a graduate student studying international journalism and public affairs. Her research focuses on rural depopulation and economic migration […]

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Diane Foley at Foreign Correspondence Class

WASHINGTON, DC, 11 February 2020 — Diane Foley (center in high boots) and Margaux Ewen (in white to the left of Foley), are President/Founder and Executive Director, respectively, of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation. Diane and Margaux were kind enough to visit my Foreign Correspondence class this afternoon, where I screened the documentary, “Jim: […]

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Freelancers: Valuable and Vulnerable

WASHINGTON, DC, 5 December 2019 — I’m delighted to share my article, published in the latest edition of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) magazine, commonly known as “The Voice of Visual Journalists.” As many of you know, I’ve embarked on a mission of supporting freelance journalists working abroad, with my documentary series, FREELANCERS with […]

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FREELANCERS: Mexico Launched

WASHINGTON, DC, 14 October 2019 — The Mexico episode of FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile is now available on multiple platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Video On Demand and Google Play. SPREAD THE WORD — and the Truth — about real journalism. See https://www.journeyman.tv/film/7652/freelancers — Bill Gentile

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